Football Ferns break NZ attendance record as USA dominate

New Zealand 0-5 United States of America by Denise Duffy at Eden Park for Impetus (21/1/23) Above: New Zealand’s Ali Riley wins a header against the USA’s Ashley Sanchez. Photo: NZ Football. It was a historic day for women’s football in Aotearoa / New Zealand. For their second match against the USWNT, a record-breaking 12,721Continue reading “Football Ferns break NZ attendance record as USA dominate”

Super League Media Conferences

Johnathan Stack and Rachel Lara Cohen joined the Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur media conferences as Gareth Taylor and Rehanne Skinner looked ahead to battles ahead this weekend (20/1/23). Manchester City: Manchester City are back in WSL action tomorrow as Gareth Taylor’s side takes on Aston Villa at the Academy Stadium. City’s 1-0 win inContinue reading “Super League Media Conferences”

Western United strengthen further with arrival of Beard

9/1/23 Above: Angie Beard is the latest addition to Western United’s squad. Photo: Football Australia. Western United have announced another hugely impressive signing with the arrival of Matildas international Angie Beard from Danish club Fortuna Hjørring on a multi-year contract. The 25-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Green and Black and brings significantContinue reading “Western United strengthen further with arrival of Beard”

Perth Glory v Western United preview

Ben Gilby reports on both sides’ media conferences this week in the build-up to Sunday’s game at Macedonia Park (29/12/22). PERTH GLORY Perth Glory head coach Alex Epakis believes his team can use the positives of pushing league leaders Melbourne City close on Tuesday when it comes to hosting unbeaten Western United on New Year’sContinue reading “Perth Glory v Western United preview”

A-League Women Weekly Awards

Each week during the home and away season, Impetus’ writing and photography team covering the A-League Women will nominate a player, coach, and event of the week. We’ll keep a tally of the player and coach votes as the weeks go by, and just before the Finals, will announce our winners for 2022/23 (12/12/22) PlayerContinue reading “A-League Women Weekly Awards”

City Spoil Wellington Homecoming

Wellington Phoenix 1-4 Melbourne City by Ryan Miller-Woods (20/11/22) Above: Melbourne City celebrate at Sky Stadium earlier today. Photo: Melbourne City. In their opening match of the A-League Women season, Melbourne City was victorious against Wellington Phoenix in front of a record crowd attendance for a home and away A-League Women’s match in Wellington afterContinue reading “City Spoil Wellington Homecoming”

Grace Maher And Canberra United Out To Hit The Ground Running

In the latest in our Midweek Dub series of player and coach interviews from the A-League Women, Canberra United star Grace Maher speaks exclusively to Kieran Yap (15/11/22). Above: Grace Maher in action for Canberra United at Western Sydney Wanderers last season. Photo: Kris Goman for Impetus. It only took five minutes and a fewContinue reading “Grace Maher And Canberra United Out To Hit The Ground Running”

Pride Progress At Second Attempt

Shirebrook Rangers 1-9 Pride Park by ‘Doug Outt’ (2/11/22). Above: Pride Park’s pair of hat-trick heroes Beth Jones and Summer Evans. Photo: Shaun Hardwick. The Pride only had 11 players available for Sunday’s Challenge Cup Preliminary Round Replay – one of which, striker Summer Evans, wasn’t ready for a full 90 minutes after four monthsContinue reading “Pride Progress At Second Attempt”

SWPL Cup Final Venue Announced Along With Semi Draw

26/10/22 Above: Players from the clubs in the last four – Glasgow City, Hibernian, Spartans, and Rangers gather at Tynecastle for the Semi-Final draw of the Sky Sports Cup. Photo: Malcolm McKenzie via Glasgow City Twitter. The 2022/23 Sky Sports Cup Final, the competition previously known as the SWPL Cup Final, will be played atContinue reading “SWPL Cup Final Venue Announced Along With Semi Draw”

Matildas In Final Preparations For South Africa Clash

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was at Kingsmeadow today to see Australia hold their final training session ahead of tomorrow’s game with South Africa (7/10/22). Above: Courtney Nevin shares a laugh with Cortnee Vine earlier today. Photo: Ben Gilby for Impetus. Australia took to the turf at a newly branded Kingsmeadow Stadium ahead of tomorrow’s fixture withContinue reading “Matildas In Final Preparations For South Africa Clash”